Our Team Says
We achieve an effective allergen reduction by cleaning our mattresses with a TÜV-approved and certified procedure.
A lighting concept created by the team already controls the use of the lighting in the houses so that everything looks beautiful, but it is only switched on whenever it is needed. This also saves.
The main switch in our branches shifts the Energy completely off or on. Consume only what is needed!
In the Superbude St. Pauli there are motion detectors on each floor in the hallways. Thus, electricity is only consumed when it is needed.
All our water dispensing stations, from the faucet to the dishwasher, to the shower head are provided with water-saving elements (e.g., perlators). Thus, for example, we reduce the water flow during showering from 10 liters to 6 liters per minute.
Since April 2017 we are listed with both houses at refill-Hamburg. In both hotels you can now get free water. Look here.
In March / April 2011, we modernized the complete heating system of the Superbude in Hamburg St. Georg, in order to use the supplied district heating more efficiently and to minimize the loss of the throughput. As a result, we already have 30% less loss.
Our breakfast buffet comes completely without small packaging. So, no small parcels or additional waste with butter, jam etc. is produced. Still yummie!
Every year, we support the "publishing group Kim" with an amount of 270.00 € so that about 30 children can participate in the junior training program for the fire brigade of Hamburg.
In 2015 we supported the Hamburg based company "more than shelters" with the project "Domo-Hotel". With your help we could donate 2000 €! Many Thanks!
Superbude participates yearly in a program that saves up tips from one day and donates it to "MenscHHamburg e.V.".
Germans consume 20 million tons of paper each year.This is as much as Africa and South America together. Or a pile of stacked A4 sheets of 16,000 km height (the international space station ISS circulates at an altitude of 400 km).
Printing & copying paper
We really only print what is needed and if we do, we do it on recycled paper, which has been produced from old maps. The supplier designates his goods with the environmental label Blue Angel!
Our reception team mainly sends invoices via e-mail to our guests so we can avoid unnecessary paper consumption.
We obtain electric energy in both branches which is 100% generated by the renewable energy sources of water, wind and sun and mainly in Scandinavian hydroelectric power stations.more info
At least 33% of these regenerative energies are generated in new plants, not older than 6 years.
We remain true to our conscience and extend our green electricity contracts in both houses until 2019 and 2020 respectively! GREEN POWER! Yeah!
Since March 2017, we have new power-saving LED TVs in both houses. In contrast to our old TVs (74Watt) these consume only 36Watt in switched-on mode. We also equipped both branches with LED-lights in all areas.
A while ago we decided to renounce plastic and to-go cups, straws and plastic bags in order to prevent needless environmental pollution.more info
We have created a super to-go cup, which is bio degradable for guests who want to enjoy a coffee or a tea at Superbude but do not have the time to stay and relax.
A portion of the food for the breakfast buffet, e.g. eggs and vegetables is obtained from regional and local, controlled farms and mostly run as family businesses. You can tell & taste!more info
Don´t throw it away!
We don’t throw away the food that we can not finish or do not need anymore. Instead of the bin, the food gets a second chance and we give it to small organizations which support people in need.
Our coffee is roasted in Hamburg and the tea has been cultivated in an organic process and has been fairly imported. We also support Viva Con Agua.more info
Due to our water station at Superbude St. Pauli we collected already donations in the amount of 200 € for Viva con Agua in 2017. With the Hamburg coffee supplier J.J. Darboven, we have found a partner who not only produces delicious coffee, but a company that is also socially engaged. For example, the company supports the "Deutsche Welthungerhilfe". In addition, Darboven constantly optimizes its processes, such as: minimizing waste, using energy as efficiently as possible, and optimizing the use of all raw materials. Darboven even has its own fountain, which provides environmentally friendly water circulation for cooling the grinders. The company, which is based on four generations, thinks ecologically and we like it. We have found a new SUPER Partner!
For 2018, we aim to increase the number of local and regional suppliers to save long drive-on distances and therefore reduce fuel consumption.
Internal measures from the team
In October 2016 we took part in a motivation workshop by Dr. Dieter Grossmann from “oekopol” on environmental protection and sustainability.more info
All employees were sensitized to the issue of environmental protection and were asked to develop their own measures on sustainability and environmental protection.
Lets save the world together!
If there is a point of environmental protection that we have not yet considered send us a message with your suggestion on how we can do more for our environment.
QUB Contact, complaints and training
Jörn Hoppe » Superbude » Juliusstraße 1–7, 22769 Hamburg
Dr. Dieter Grossmann » Oekopol» Nernstweg 32-34, 22765 Hamburg
Specialist for energy consulting
autark facility management GmbH, Otzbergring 91, 64846 Groß-Zimmern
Specialist for fire protection
Hans-Joachim Klanck, Bahnhofstraße 1g, 25469 Halstenbek
Specialist for work safety
Siegfried Hoffmann » Eichendorfstraße 13, 21218 Seevetal
Dr.Sabine Machate » Greifenbachstraße 112, 22147 Hamburg
All employees of the Superbude are trained once a year as first aiders.